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Maria Vesga
 

Maria  Vesga

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bucaramanga, Colombia

High School:
Colegio Panamericano

Height:
5-4

Experience:
2L

05/21/2018

Women’s Golf Finishes Tied for Eighth at NCAA Championship

Bears fell on second playoff hole to decide final team to advance to match play

05/20/2018

Women's Golf Jumps to 10th Place at NCAA Championship

Bears posted second-best third round score in 24-team field

05/19/2018

Women’s Golf Climbs to 16th Place at NCAA Championship

Bears shot eighth-best score out of 24 teams in second round

05/19/2018

Women’s Golf in 21st Place at NCAA Championship

Amy Lee led team with 4-over 76, including one of seven eagles on Friday

05/17/2018

Women's Golf Heads to 2018 NCAA Championship

Bears are making third NCAA Championship appearance in last four seasons

Sophomore from Bucaramanga, Colombia, enrolled in spring 2016 and played six events during 2015-16 debut season ... Finished second on team with 75.39 stroke average as freshman.

2015-16 (FRESHMAN):
Enrolled prior to spring semester, played in top four spots in Baylor lineup in all six tournaments ... Posted team’s second-best stroke average at 75.39 over 18 rounds, including two rounds at par or better ... Earned two top-25 finishes and one top-10 ... Began collegiate career at No. 3 spot in lineup, carding 27-over 240 to finish 75th at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge ... Played No. 4 and tied for 64th place with 13-over 226 at Hurricane Invitational ... Moved back to No. 3 and tied for 37th place with 9-over 225 at Wildcat Invitational ... Played in No. 2 spot in lineup for final three tournaments ... Shot first-round even-par 72 on way to 3-over 219 to tie for sixth place at Dallas Athletic Club Invitational ... Shot even-par 72 in first round and finished with 4-over 220 to tie for 17th place at Ping ASU Invitational ... Tied for 35th place with 11-over 227 at Big 12 Championship, including 1-over 73 scores in first and third rounds ... Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

INTERNATIONAL:
Won 2014 Campeonato Juvenil Copa Eduardo Herrera in native Colombia, shooting 73-73 to take the top qualifying spot before winning championship in match play ... Rallied from five strokes down entering final round to claim tournament title at 2014 Copa Camilo Villegas with 75-72-70=217 ... Claimed tournament titles at 2014 Campeonato Nacional de Mayores – Copa El Tiempo, 2013 Midwest Junior Players Championship, 2013 Copa Camilo Villegas, 2012 Copa Arturo Calle Infantil, 2012 Abierto de Golf, 2011 Tercera Parada Nacional Menores and 2011 Campeonato National Infantil.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Maria Alejandra Vesga ... Born May 20, 1998, in Bucaramanga, Colombia ... Daughter of Manuel Vesga and Luz Marin ... Business major.

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